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Phylogeny and phylogeography of the Mediterranean species of the parasitic ant genus Chalepoxenus and its Temnothorax hosts

Beibl, J., Buschinger, A., Foitzik, S. and Heinze, J. (2007) Phylogeny and phylogeography of the Mediterranean species of the parasitic ant genus Chalepoxenus and its Temnothorax hosts. Insectes Sociaux 54 (2), pp. 189-199.

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Abstract

We analysed the phylogenetic and phylogeographic relationships of four Mediterranean species of the rare slave-making ant genus Chalepoxenus and eleven of its about 20 Temnothorax host species by sequencing the mitochondrial Cytochrome Oxidase I and II genes. Neighbour-Joining, Maximum Parsimony and Bayesian analyses based on 1320 bp indicate that the genus Chalepoxenus constitutes a monophylum. ...

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Item type:Article
Date:2007
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie
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10.1007/s00040-007-0932-yDOI
Keywords:Social parasitism; slave-making ants; inquilinism; Formicoxenini; Chalepoxenus; Temnothorax
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 570 Life sciences
500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Unknown
Item ID:5607
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